Age of Wonders: Planetfall

Triumph Studios, Paradox Interactive

Strong Man
OpenCritic Rating
81
Top Critic Average
89%
Critics Recommend
Based on 54 critic reviews
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Age of Wonders: Planetfall

Rating Summary

Based on 54 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

81

Top Critic Average

89%

Critics Recommend

Based on 54 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Aug 6, 2019
Xbox OneAug 6, 2019
PCAug 6, 2019

Developer: Triumph Studios

Publisher: Paradox Interactive

Genre: Strategy

Emerge from the cosmic dark age of a fallen galactic empire to build a new future for your people. Age of Wonders: Planetfall is the new strategy game from Triumph Studios, creators of the critically acclaimed Age of Wonders series, bringing all the exciting tactical turn-based combat and in-depth empire building of its predecessors to space in an all-new, sci-fi setting.

Build your empire with one of six unique factions, ranging from the militant Vanguard to the dinosaur-riding Amazons and the cyborg-zombies of the Assembly. Progress through each faction’s missions using your wits, military strength and diplomacy, exploring planetary ruins and encountering other survivors as you unravel the history of a shattered civilization. Fight, build, negotiate and technologically advance your way to utopia in a deep single player campaign, on random skirmish maps, and against friends in multiplayer.

TACTICAL TURN-BASED SCI-FI COMBAT
Perfect your combat strategy in intense turn-based battles featuring a large cast of factions, customizable units, and destructible environments.

DISCOVER A RICH SCIENCE-FICTION WORLD
What secrets will unfold when you uncover the history of the fallen galactic empire? Discover the fate of the Star Union by exploring lush landscapes, wild wastelands and overgrown megacities. Encounter rival factions and discover hidden technologies long forgotten in abandoned places.

PLANETARY EMPIRE BUILDING
Steer the future of your colony with a mix of technological advances and social development. Will you create an environmental paradise or a perfect military order?

MULTIPLE PATHS TO VICTORY
Achieve your end goals through conquest, diplomacy or doomsday technologies.

A MULTITUDE OF GAME MODES
A deep single-player story campaign alongside random map generation makes for endless replayability. Try new play styles in skirmish mode, and play multiplayer your way - online, hotseat, and asynchronous!

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

Competent strategy pastes flat-footed, surface-level sci-fi over a genre that lives and dies by its nuance.

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IGN

8.4 / 10.0
T.J. Hafer

Age of Wonders: Planetfall is a dazzling, slick, diverse 4X with snappy and exciting turn-based combat and a story I was always eager to discover more of.

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PC Gamer

85 / 100
Ian Boudreau

Age of Wonders: Planetfall, while a bit opaque in some areas, is the most entertaining 4X I've played in years.

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Metro GameCentral

7 / 10
Metro GameCentral

A complex strategy game with some severe accessibility issues, especially on consoles, but give it a chance and it's a rewarding and deep sci-fi experience.

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